Period
to 28 May 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for Office 365 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Office 365 over the 6 months to 28 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
England > South East
6 months to
28 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 40 44 74
Rank change year-on-year +4 +30 +2
Permanent jobs citing Office 365 910 1,420 1,215
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 5.59% 5.45% 4.00%
As % of the Cloud Services category 17.65% 21.17% 18.56%
Number of salaries quoted 873 1,298 1,058
Median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% +11.43% -
10th Percentile £24,000 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%

Office 365 is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 5,156 6,709 6,548
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 31.66% 25.75% 21.58%
Number of salaries quoted 4,384 5,683 5,400
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £73,750
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

Office 365
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Office 365 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Office 365 in the South East

Office 365
Salary Trend in the South East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Office 365 in the South East.

Salary trend for Office 365 in the South East

Office 365
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Office 365 in the South East over the 6 months to 28 May 2020.

Salary histogram for Office 365 in the South East

Office 365
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Office 365 within the South East region over the 6 months to 28 May 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Thames Valley -16 295 £47,500 +14.46% 18
Surrey +5 196 £36,750 +5.00% 16
Hampshire +8 186 £37,500 +7.14% 16
Berkshire -19 148 £42,500 +6.25% 6
West Sussex +34 120 £35,000 -17.65% 4
Buckinghamshire -12 77 £52,500 +23.53% 5
Oxfordshire -7 70 £45,000 -5.26% 7
East Sussex +49 67 £28,000 -25.33% 4
Kent 0 41 £30,000 -20.00% 10
Middlesex +5 1 £26,000 -52.73%
Sussex 0 1 £30,000 -60.00%
Office 365
England

For the 6 months to 28 May 2020, IT jobs citing Office 365 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South East region with a requirement for Office 365.

1 630 (69.23%) Windows
2 560 (61.54%) Active Directory
3 519 (57.03%) Microsoft
4 387 (42.53%) Azure
5 346 (38.02%) Windows Server
6 301 (33.08%) Windows 10
6 301 (33.08%) VMware
7 209 (22.97%) ITIL
8 203 (22.31%) Firewall
9 195 (21.43%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 186 (20.44%) VMware Infrastructure
11 180 (19.78%) Hyper-V
12 156 (17.14%) SharePoint
13 154 (16.92%) PowerShell
14 151 (16.59%) Windows Server 2012
15 149 (16.37%) Microsoft Office
16 148 (16.26%) MS Exchange
17 135 (14.84%) SQL
18 130 (14.29%) Windows Server 2016
19 125 (13.74%) AWS
20 119 (13.08%) SQL Server
20 119 (13.08%) Cisco
21 117 (12.86%) Windows 7
22 115 (12.64%) Problem-Solving
23 105 (11.54%) SCCM
24 100 (10.99%) Microsoft Certification
25 96 (10.55%) Finance
26 91 (10.00%) DNS
27 88 (9.67%) WAN
28 85 (9.34%) Citrix

Office 365
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 156 (17.14%) SharePoint
2 148 (16.26%) MS Exchange
3 57 (6.26%) Skype for Business
4 54 (5.93%) Exchange Server 2013
5 35 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
6 16 (1.76%) IIS
7 15 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2007
8 7 (0.77%) Elasticsearch
9 6 (0.66%) Confluence
10 4 (0.44%) Office Communications Server
11 3 (0.33%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.22%) Apache
12 2 (0.22%) Moodle
12 2 (0.22%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.22%) Totara
13 1 (0.11%) Exchange Server 2003
13 1 (0.11%) MS Project Server
13 1 (0.11%) SugarCRM
13 1 (0.11%) Tomcat
Applications
1 149 (16.37%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (1.87%) Microsoft Project
3 15 (1.65%) Microsoft Excel
4 9 (0.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 7 (0.77%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 20 (2.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.11%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 387 (42.53%) Azure
2 125 (13.74%) AWS
3 85 (9.34%) Azure Active Directory
4 64 (7.03%) SaaS
5 63 (6.92%) PaaS
6 49 (5.38%) IaaS
7 28 (3.08%) OneDrive
8 27 (2.97%) Power Platform
9 23 (2.53%) PowerApps
10 17 (1.87%) Dynamics 365
11 14 (1.54%) Akamai
12 7 (0.77%) Mimecast
13 6 (0.66%) GCP
14 4 (0.44%) Asana
14 4 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
15 3 (0.33%) Google Drive
15 3 (0.33%) Power Automate
16 2 (0.22%) G Suite
17 1 (0.11%) AWS CloudFormation
17 1 (0.11%) Cloudflare
Communications & Networking
1 203 (22.31%) Firewall
2 91 (10.00%) DNS
3 88 (9.67%) WAN
4 83 (9.12%) DHCP
5 82 (9.01%) LAN
6 73 (8.02%) TCP/IP
7 71 (7.80%) Skype
8 67 (7.36%) VPN
9 65 (7.14%) VoIP
10 44 (4.84%) VLAN
11 43 (4.73%) SAN
12 27 (2.97%) Wireless
13 23 (2.53%) Cisco ASA
14 21 (2.31%) Wi-Fi
15 19 (2.09%) Remote Desktop
16 17 (1.87%) NAS
17 16 (1.76%) Unified Communications
18 15 (1.65%) Broadband
18 15 (1.65%) NetScaler
19 9 (0.99%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 119 (13.08%) SQL Server
2 15 (1.65%) Power BI
3 13 (1.43%) SQL Server 2014
4 11 (1.21%) SQL Server 2016
5 8 (0.88%) Crystal Reports
6 6 (0.66%) Azure SQL Database
7 5 (0.55%) Amazon RDS
7 5 (0.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (0.44%) Big Data
8 4 (0.44%) Oracle Database
8 4 (0.44%) Qlik Sense
9 3 (0.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.22%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (0.22%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.22%) SQL Server 2019
11 1 (0.11%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.11%) MySQL
11 1 (0.11%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 31 (3.41%) Git (software)
2 12 (1.32%) Octopus Deploy
3 10 (1.10%) JIRA
4 7 (0.77%) TeamCity
4 7 (0.77%) Visual Studio Team System
5 6 (0.66%) Jenkins
6 4 (0.44%) SoapUI
6 4 (0.44%) Subversion
6 4 (0.44%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (0.44%) VersionOne
6 4 (0.44%) Visual Studio
7 3 (0.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 3 (0.33%) WinDbg
8 2 (0.22%) Artifactory
9 1 (0.11%) Oracle APEX
General
1 96 (10.55%) Finance
2 28 (3.08%) Legal
3 26 (2.86%) Retail
4 19 (2.09%) Public Sector
5 15 (1.65%) Marketing
6 14 (1.54%) Manufacturing
7 11 (1.21%) Automotive
8 10 (1.10%) Telecoms
9 7 (0.77%) Advertising
10 6 (0.66%) Banking
11 5 (0.55%) Aerospace
11 5 (0.55%) Back Office
12 4 (0.44%) Brand Awareness
13 3 (0.33%) Law
14 2 (0.22%) Publishing
15 1 (0.11%) Billing
15 1 (0.11%) Investment Banking
15 1 (0.11%) Local Government
15 1 (0.11%) Multimedia
15 1 (0.11%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 167 (18.35%) Support Engineer
2 141 (15.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 125 (13.74%) Analyst
4 124 (13.63%) IT Support
5 116 (12.75%) IT Engineer
6 68 (7.47%) IT Analyst
7 66 (7.25%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 62 (6.81%) Consultant
9 54 (5.93%) Support Analyst
10 53 (5.82%) Desktop Support
10 53 (5.82%) IT Support Engineer
11 51 (5.60%) 2nd Line Support
12 47 (5.16%) Systems Engineer
13 45 (4.95%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
14 44 (4.84%) Desktop Engineer
15 43 (4.73%) 3rd Line Support
16 41 (4.51%) Architect
17 40 (4.40%) Developer
18 39 (4.29%) IT Support Analyst
19 37 (4.07%) 2nd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (4.51%) .NET
2 22 (2.42%) .NET Framework
3 20 (2.20%) ASP.NET Web API
3 20 (2.20%) Entity Framework
3 20 (2.20%) LESS
3 20 (2.20%) Sass
4 16 (1.76%) ASP.NET
5 9 (0.99%) CSS
5 9 (0.99%) HTML
5 9 (0.99%) LDAP
6 8 (0.88%) JSON
6 8 (0.88%) Web Services
7 5 (0.55%) React
8 4 (0.44%) ADO
8 4 (0.44%) COM
8 4 (0.44%) CSS3
8 4 (0.44%) HTML5
8 4 (0.44%) SOAP
8 4 (0.44%) Velocity
9 2 (0.22%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 74 (8.13%) Data Centre
2 51 (5.60%) Analytical Skills
3 48 (5.27%) Management Information System
4 46 (5.05%) Self-Motivation
5 31 (3.41%) Private Cloud
6 27 (2.97%) Clustering
6 27 (2.97%) Public Cloud
7 21 (2.31%) Driving Licence
8 17 (1.87%) Replication
9 12 (1.32%) CMDB
10 10 (1.10%) Virtual Team
11 9 (0.99%) Handset
11 9 (0.99%) Hybrid Cloud
11 9 (0.99%) Video Conferencing
12 7 (0.77%) EPoS
13 6 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
13 6 (0.66%) PMI
13 6 (0.66%) Smartphone
14 5 (0.55%) Device Driver
15 4 (0.44%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 630 (69.23%) Windows
2 346 (38.02%) Windows Server
3 301 (33.08%) Windows 10
4 151 (16.59%) Windows Server 2012
5 130 (14.29%) Windows Server 2016
6 117 (12.86%) Windows 7
7 57 (6.26%) Windows Server 2008
8 51 (5.60%) Windows 8
9 50 (5.49%) Linux
10 35 (3.85%) Windows Server 2019
11 23 (2.53%) Windows Server 2003
12 14 (1.54%) Mac OS
13 9 (0.99%) Apple iOS
13 9 (0.99%) Windows XP
14 8 (0.88%) Android
15 5 (0.55%) Unix
16 4 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 1 (0.11%) CentOS
17 1 (0.11%) Ubuntu
17 1 (0.11%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 209 (22.97%) ITIL
2 195 (21.43%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 115 (12.64%) Problem-Solving
4 85 (9.34%) DevOps
5 71 (7.80%) Project Management
6 68 (7.47%) Information Security
7 66 (7.25%) Migration
8 61 (6.70%) Project Delivery
9 54 (5.93%) Agile Software Development
10 53 (5.82%) Presales
11 40 (4.40%) CRM
12 36 (3.96%) Problem Management
13 34 (3.74%) Change Management
14 32 (3.52%) Time Management
15 30 (3.30%) Mentoring
16 29 (3.19%) ITIL V3
17 28 (3.08%) Continuous Improvement
18 27 (2.97%) PRINCE2
19 26 (2.86%) Decision-Making
20 25 (2.75%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 154 (16.92%) PowerShell
2 135 (14.84%) SQL
3 48 (5.27%) JavaScript
4 39 (4.29%) C#
5 15 (1.65%) Python
5 15 (1.65%) VBScript
6 9 (0.99%) T-SQL
7 8 (0.88%) Java
8 7 (0.77%) PHP
9 5 (0.55%) Bash Shell
10 4 (0.44%) VB
11 3 (0.33%) C
12 2 (0.22%) VBA
13 1 (0.11%) Apex Code
13 1 (0.11%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 100 (10.99%) Microsoft Certification
2 65 (7.14%) Degree
3 59 (6.48%) MCSE
4 42 (4.62%) A+ Certification
4 42 (4.62%) Cisco Certification
5 35 (3.85%) CCNA
6 33 (3.63%) MCP
7 29 (3.19%) Security Cleared
8 27 (2.97%) ITIL Certification
9 22 (2.42%) MCSA
9 22 (2.42%) SC Cleared
10 15 (1.65%) MCITP
11 10 (1.10%) BPSS Clearance
11 10 (1.10%) CCNP
12 8 (0.88%) CISM
12 8 (0.88%) CISSP
13 6 (0.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 5 (0.55%) CEH
14 5 (0.55%) GIAC
14 5 (0.55%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (8.57%) SLA
2 30 (3.30%) QA
3 27 (2.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (0.99%) GDPR
5 8 (0.88%) ISO 14001
5 8 (0.88%) ISO 9001
6 6 (0.66%) Cyber Essentials
7 5 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 5 (0.55%) PCI DSS
8 4 (0.44%) ISO 22301
8 4 (0.44%) PMBOK
8 4 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.22%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 2 (0.22%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.22%) NCSC
10 1 (0.11%) NIST
10 1 (0.11%) NIST 800
System Software
1 560 (61.54%) Active Directory
2 186 (20.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 180 (19.78%) Hyper-V
4 50 (5.49%) VMware ESXi
5 25 (2.75%) VMware Workstation
6 22 (2.42%) vSphere
7 21 (2.31%) XenApp
8 15 (1.65%) Virtual Machines
9 14 (1.54%) XenDesktop
10 13 (1.43%) Virtual Servers
11 11 (1.21%) BitLocker
11 11 (1.21%) VirtualBox
12 7 (0.77%) DFS Replication
12 7 (0.77%) Docker
13 4 (0.44%) Terminal Server
13 4 (0.44%) Virtual Desktop
14 3 (0.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 3 (0.33%) VMware Server
15 2 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
15 2 (0.22%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 105 (11.54%) SCCM
2 48 (5.27%) Microsoft Intune
3 20 (2.20%) Backup Exec
4 19 (2.09%) Norton AntiVirus
5 18 (1.98%) SCOM
5 18 (1.98%) WSUS
6 16 (1.76%) Ansible
7 9 (0.99%) Kubernetes
7 9 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
8 8 (0.88%) Microsoft Clustering
8 8 (0.88%) Single Sign-On
9 6 (0.66%) Nagios
10 5 (0.55%) Puppet
11 4 (0.44%) Cisco CUCM
11 4 (0.44%) Failover Clustering
11 4 (0.44%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 4 (0.44%) SCVMM
12 3 (0.33%) FortiGate
13 2 (0.22%) SCSM
13 2 (0.22%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 519 (57.03%) Microsoft
2 301 (33.08%) VMware
3 119 (13.08%) Cisco
4 85 (9.34%) Citrix
5 52 (5.71%) HP
6 41 (4.51%) Veeam
7 36 (3.96%) Dell
8 31 (3.41%) Apple
9 27 (2.97%) Sophos
10 25 (2.75%) Meraki
11 23 (2.53%) Symantec
12 21 (2.31%) McAfee
13 18 (1.98%) Salesforce.com
14 16 (1.76%) NetApp
15 14 (1.54%) ServiceNow
15 14 (1.54%) Splunk
16 13 (1.43%) EqualLogic
16 13 (1.43%) Juniper
16 13 (1.43%) Oracle
16 13 (1.43%) Palo Alto